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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 1:44:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 51' North, Longitude: 155° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.42 meters/second, 1571.1 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.27 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.3"975.92 miWest0° 00' 31.5"0.60 miSouth975.94 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.8"0.22 miEast0° 12' 45.8"14.63 miSouth14.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 08' South, Longitude: 7° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.74 meters/second, 1583.1 km/hour, 983.7 miles/hour or 854.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.39 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 26' 39.5"983.55 miWest0° 11' 05.5"12.71 miNorth983.92 mi
24 hours13° 00' 17.8"885.56 miEast4° 37' 31.0"317.85 miNorth945.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandWed 1:44 PM1157 km719 miles625 nmEast E
HagåtñaWed 11:44 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirWed 12:44 PM1457 km905 miles787 nmSouth S
MajuroWed 1:44 PM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaWed 10:44 AM2338 km1453 miles1263 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoWed 10:44 AM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaWed 10:44 AM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 1:44 PM2571 km1598 miles1388 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OsakaWed 10:44 AM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoWed 10:44 AM2575 km1600 miles1391 nmNorthwest NW

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